List/Grid Commodities Subscribe RSS feed of category Commodities

Should the Dollar be Worried about Fed Comments?

Should the Dollar be Worried about Fed Comments? The U.S. dollar either held steady or traded higher against all of the major currencies today with the exception of the euro, which ...

Stronger U.S. Data Keeps Dollar Bid

Better than expected economic data helped the U.S. dollar recover part of its earlier losses at the start of the North American trading session.  The greenback had initially traded ...

Azucar – Not so Sweet for the Bulls

In the last 18 months as one can see on the chart below sugar has been trending lower depreciating 30% dragging futures to their lowest levels in three years.  There is no denying ...

Major Turning Point for the Dollar

The price action in the U.S. dollar today confirms that yesterday’s Federal Reserve meeting marked a major turning point for the greenback. The dollar continued to rip higher ...

Did the Fed Carve a Bottom for the Dollar?

The U.S. dollar soared against all of the major currencies after the Federal Reserve effectively green lighted a rally for the dollar by growing more optimistic about the outlook for ...

Dollar Strengthens, Stocks Soar as Traders Position for FOMC

Today we saw how much of a difference a few hours can make with the dollar recovering earlier losses to end the North American session higher against most of the major currencies. With ...

6/17/13 Swiss Franc –Play a Retracement

Since putting in a bottom on 5/22 at 1.0186 the Swiss franc has appreciated 6.5%…as of last week lifting futures to four month highs. I am operating under the influence an interim ...

Are US Investors in Denial?

It was another busy and active day in the foreign exchange market with the U.S. dollar trading lower against all of the major currencies.  Most of the action was in the Japanese Yen ...

6/12/13 Aussie dollar – OYE…OYE…OYE

Since the high made 4/11 the Australian dollar has been the currency down under getting clipped for 11% dragging prices yesterday to their lowest trade since October 2011. Looking ...

6/11/13 NOB Spread – A Contrarian Play

When the boat is leaning one way I generally prefer to be on the other side. Do I think the 33 year bull market is over in Treasuries…the simple answer is yes but in the short ...